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BBC orders Steve McQueen drama

EXCLUSIVE: Six-parter produced by Rainmark Films readied for spring 2016.

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Helmut Dietl

Helmut Dietl, 1944-2015

31-Mar-2015 | By

The German film and TV industries were mourning on Monday the death of director, writer and producer Helmut Dietl from lung cancer. He was 70.

Nicolas Winding Refn

'The Neon Demon' starts LA shoot

30-Mar-2015 | By

Nicolas Winding Refn has started principal photography on the horror tale from Space Rocket Nation starring Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks and Keanu Reeves. Gaumont and Wild Bunch jointly represent rights.

Matthew McConaughey

TWC-Dimension swoops on ‘Gold’

30-Mar-2015 | By

Black Bear Pictures’ Matthew McConaughey adventure has found its US home after TWC-Dimension beat out rival bidders with what is believed to be a $15m MG and $20m-plus P&A commitment.

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Emily Blunt joins 'Animal Crackers'

30-Mar-2015 | By

The UK star joins the Blue Dream Studios animation as the voice of Zoe Huntington alongside husband John Krasinksi.

Ben Stephenson

BBC drama boss to join JJ Abrams Bad Robot

30-Mar-2015 | By Jake Kanter, Broadcast

BBC drama controller Ben Stephenson is to join JJ Abrams indie Bad Robot to lead its television division.

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Cannes chief to speak during first 'Women in Motion' programme

30-Mar-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Thierry Fremaux to address women and the film industry as part of a joint venture with new sponsor Kering.  

Colin Trevorrow

Colin Trevorrow to direct 'Book Of Henry'

30-Mar-2015 | By

The director of the upcoming summer release Jurassic World will direct for Sidney Kimmel Entertainment based on an original screenplay by novelist Gregg Hurwitz.

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'Leviathan' producer takes aim with 'Duellist'

30-Mar-2015 | By

Fanny Ardant attached to 19th century feature; Vincent Cassel and Vladimir Mashkov eyed for lead role.

Deborah Rowland

Tonic launches online workshop in film distribution

30-Mar-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Distribution and marketing experts unveil product to help filmmakers self-distribute.

Ingrid Bergman - In Her Own Words

Alicia Vikander to be "voice" of Ingrid Bergman

30-Mar-2015 | By

A Royal Affair, Ex Machina star to voice documentary set for Cannes Film Festival.

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'Cinderella' tops UK box office with $5.6m debut

30-Mar-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

Paramount’s The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water lands with $3.3m (£2.25m), including previews; Dior and I posts Dogwoof’s second-best ever UK opening with $121,000 (£81,848).

Gursharn Khaira

Altitude appoints head of legal

30-Mar-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Former Pathé productions executive joins UK outfit.

Christopher Nolan

‘Interstellar’ wins best film at Empire Awards

30-Mar-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Director Christopher Nolan also presented with Inspiration honour by Interstellar star Jessica Chastain.

'Home' tops North American charts on $52.1m

29-Mar-2015 | By

Fox’s number one debut gave beleaguered DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg some breathing room as the film posted the best opening for his studio in nearly three years.

Roger Moore

Roger Moore hits back over Paris Match interview

29-Mar-2015 | By

Roger Moore has denied making allegedly racist comments about the suitability of Idris Elba to play James Bond.

'Suffragette' lands awards slot

27-Mar-2015 | By

Focus Features has set an autumn release date for the anticipated drama starring Carey Mulligan, Ben Whishaw and Meryl Streep.

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Cinecittà touts Italian tax credits to Hollywood

27-Mar-2015 | By

A small delegation from Cinecittà Studios toured Los Angeles this week to promote the revised Italian tax credit to Hollywood studios and production companies.

Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn boards New Regency heist thriller

27-Mar-2015 | By

The Gone Girl author and screenwriter is reuniting with New Regency to co-write the adaptation of UK show Widows with Steve McQueen.

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UK regions need more support, Labour report

27-Mar-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Labour-backed creative industries report also calls for additional diversity targets.

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'Star Wars' producer readies first Czech-Dutch co-pro

27-Mar-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Prague-based US producer Rick McCallum is behind what is likely to be the first official Czech-Dutch co-production with writer-director Karin Babinská’s romantic drama Following The Dream (Za Sny).

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FILMART 2015

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Filmart 2015: Beyond China

Filmart is the centre of the world for global buyers and sellers focused on Asian content. As it enters its 19th edition, Louise Tutt examines its enduring appeal.

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Filmart 2015: Hot titles - Hong Kong, China

Liz Shackleton spotlights the hottest productions at Hong Kong Filmart.

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Filmart 2015: Hot titles - Japan

Japanese companies are at Filmart with a strong line-up of literary adaptations, tear-jerkers and a comedy set in the make-up room of a porn shoot.

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Filmart 2015: Hot titles - South Korea

Sales agents from South Korea are in town with a line-up of intriguing character-driven dramas, period action titles and offbeat stories. Jean Noh profiles a selection

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Filmart 2015: HAF profiles

Profiles of projects from the 13th Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF).

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Filmart 2015: Is there Asian appetite for European films?

With sales companies out in force at Filmart, how much of an appetite do Asian audiences really have for European films?

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Filmart 2015: US falls for appeal

Filmart offers US sellers the chance to establish and maintain relationships with Asian buyers outside the frenzy of the bigger markets in the calendar.

Filmart 2015: Philip Yung, Port Of Call

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With customary deft marketing footwork, The Weinstein Company has dropped the first trailer of its upcoming Jake Gyllenhaal drama in time to whet appetites before the summer release.

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Ethan Hunt is back, which means Tom Cruise gets to play with guns, ride motorbikes and climb things again – and boy, does this new trailer from Paramount make it look worth the wait.

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Wolf At The Door

Fernando Coimbra, ‘Wolf At The Door’

US audiences finally get the chance to see Coimbra’s disturbing Rio-set drama inspired by the shocking ‘Beast Of Penha’ abduction and murder case in Brazil more than half a century ago.

Filmart 2015: Philip Yung, Port Of Call

Philip Yung talks to Silvia Wong about socially conscious storytelling and his HKIFF closing film Port Of Call.

Krzysztof Zanussi

Krzysztof Zanussi on Scorsese, censorship and his new film

Veteran Polish director talks to Geoffrey Macnab ahead of a major UK tour of restored Polish film classics, programmed by Martin Scorsese.

Filmart 2015: HKIFF's Roger Garcia on reaching a younger crowd

Hong Kong International Film Festival’s Roger Garcia tells Liz Shackleton about the efforts made to woo younger audiences

Mania Days

Paul Dalio, 'Mania Days'

NYU Tisch School Of the Arts and NYU graduate film-making alumnus Paul Dalio talks to Elbert Wyche about Mania Days, his debut feature that premieres in SXSW.

Garnets Gold

Ed Perkins, ‘The Lost Gold of the Highlands’

British director looks back at his Tribeca and Edinburgh-nominated documentary, from the producer of Searching For Sugar Man, ahead of its UK TV premiere.

 
 

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